June 2022 | Facts and Info from the European Physical Society | e-EPS
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The old Physics Department of Lund University declared an EPS Historic Site

On 10th May, 2022, the old Physics Department of Lund University, Sweden, was inaugurated as an EPS Historic Site. The building served the Lund physicists during the years 1986 to 1950.

The first EPS Forum was a success!

From 2nd-3rd June, the EPS held its first Forum at the International Conference Center of Sorbonne University in Paris, France. Prepared for more than a year with our Member Societies and our Divisions and Groups, the EPS Forum gathered 487 participants from all over Europe and beyond.

The EPS Young Minds Leadership Meeting 2022  took place during the EPS Forum. Read their report here.

2022 EPS Europhysics Prize

The 2022 EPS Europhysics Prize has been awarded to Agnès Barthélémy and Manuel Bibes, Ramamoorthy Ramesh and Nicola Spaldin. Congratulations!

EPS Fellows - call for nominations

EPS Members are invited to nominate EPS Individual Members as EPS Fellows.

ESPD Prize to Petra Kohutova

The ESPD Prize was awarded to Petra Kohutova "for important contributions to the understanding of thermal instability in the solar atmosphere, combining observations, theory, and modelling.”

Topology is everywhere

Read the latest research news from DIPC, an EPS Associate Member.

An international research team, led by DIPC and Princeton University, discovered that almost all materials in nature exhibit at least one topological state, contradicting the 40-year-old assumption that topological materials are rare and esoteric.

Initiatives to support Ukrainian scientific community

The European and international scientific community is working together to take all the appropriate actions to support the Ukrainian scientific community that is facing exceptional challenges due to the current war in the country.

The Quarter century report and the Liechtenstein Exoplanet

The Liechtenstein Scientific Society has commemorated its 25th jubilee, in the newly opened community center of Vaduz.

News from EDP Sciences

Read the latest news from EDP Sciences, an EPS Associate Member: a summary of their presence at the EPS Forum in Paris, at FISA 2022 and EURADWASTE ’22 in Lyon, a book review and much more...

World Quantum Day

From 14th April to the end of May, the EPS Lithuanian Young Minds section, with the support of the Lithuanian Physical Society, organised a series of events dedicated to World Quantum Day.

Institute of Physics appoints new CEO

The Institute of Physics (IOP) has appointed Tom Grinyer, currently group chief executive of the British Medical Association (BMA), as the new CEO of the IOP Group.

Gaia sees strange stars in most detailed Milky Way survey to date

On 13th June, ESA’s Gaia mission released its new treasure trove of data about our home galaxy. Astronomers describe strange ‘starquakes’, stellar DNA, asymmetric motions and other fascinating insights in this most detailed Milky Way survey to date.

Events and dates

The conference will take place from 28th August to 2nd September 2022 in Hannover, Germany.

IUPAP Centennial Symposium
The International Union for Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) celebrates its centennial in 2022.

BPU11 Congress
The congress will be held in Belgrade, Serbia, from 28th August till 1st September 2022.

EPS Activities
The EPS works to support its members. Click here for the list of the activities of the EPS Executive Committee and the EPS Staff since January 2022.


EPJ H is available to our members.

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